16 May '12, 2pm

Is Clean Energy Yet Another Culture War?

David Roberts of Grist had a great post the other day portraying clean energy as a culture war . I think it’s highly worth a read, so I’m reposting it in full from Grist to make it easy as pie to not pass up (note: there’s also a Part II linked at the bottom of the post that is worth a read) : by David Roberts Not that long ago, some folks were arguing that clean energy — unlike climate change, which had been irredeemably stained by partisanship (eww!) — would bring people together across ideological lines. Persuaded by the irrefutable wisdom of wonks, we would join hands across the aisle to promote common-sense solutions. It wouldn’t be partisan, it would be … post-partisan. Some day, I will stop mocking the people who said that. But not today. The error is an important one and it is still made regularly, especially by hyper-educated U.S. elites. They think clean energy i...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/16/is-clean-energy-yet-a...

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